No extra capcity will be created by new extension at LGH – Mac Lochlainn

The Dail has been told that even when the new extension at Letterkenny General Hospital is finally complete, no extra capacity will be created, because resources will not be available to employ more staff and treat more people.

Speaking on a Sinn Fein motion on health, Donegal North East Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn said that the hospital is in very real danger of being downgraded.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn called on Minister James Reilly to ensure that doesn't happen, saying that at present, the only way to open the new wards will be to scale down services in the existing building.....